[R] hierarhical cluster analysis of groups of vectors

Rafael Duarte rduarte at ipimar.pt
Tue May 29 11:51:11 CEST 2007

It seems that you have already groups defined.
Discriminant analysis would probably be more appropriate for what you want.
Best regards,
Rafael Duarte

Anders Malmendal wrote:

>I want to do hierarchical cluster analysis to compare 10 groups of 
>vectors with five vectors in each group (i.e. I want to make a dendogram 
>showing the clustering of the different groups). I've looked into using 
>dist and hclust, but cannot see how to compare the different groups 
>instead of the individual vectors. I am thankful for any help.
>R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
>PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
>and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.

Rafael Duarte
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